This is an African American Spiritual, as well as a sea shanty. Read more about it here.
Roll the old chariot along, yes, (repeat)
Roll the old chariot along, if you don’t hang on behind.
1. If your mother’s in the way, just roll right over (repeat twice)
If she don’t hang on behind.
If your sister’s in the way…
- listen to a major key version
- more Spirituals
- more songs with dotted eighth note – sixteenth note patterns
- more songs with mi, re, do
- more songs with the tonic triad in the melody
- sea shanty version: Roll the Old Chariot
The following content is available below to Plus Members:
- PDF includes:
- Song with chords
- MIDI file